November 20, 2023 at 9:55 pm #6903Martin PfefferkornKeymaster
Equity allowed if NYU student; NO pay
A Monster Calls
Directed by David Montgomery
Based upon the novel by Patrick Ness
From the original idea of Siobhan Dowd
Devised by the Original Cast at the Old Vic
Friday, December 1 from 3pm – 5:30pm
Saturday, December 2 from 1pm to 4pm
Audition Location: 3rd Floor Lounge of the Pless Building at 82 Washington Square East
Auditions will be held in groups of 6 or less, and will consist of reading sides from the script. If you would like to look over the sides and character breakdown in advance. those document can be found here ( https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1g_BPZmgnuS4w1NMyKZ22qM1oEQlh6AmG?usp=sharing )
Callback Workshop Date: Saturday, December 9 from 12pm – 4pm
Call Back Location: Provincetown Playhouse at 133 MacDougal Street
For callbacks, please be prepared to physically move and collaborate/devise with others
About the Show: Conor has the same dream every night, ever since his mother first fell ill. But tonight is different. Tonight, when he wakes, there’s a monster at his window. It’s elemental, a force of nature, and it wants something from Conor. It wants the truth. This stage version is based on the bestselling classic novel and will include scripted dialogue along with extensive physical theatre sections to be devised by the cast.
Needed: 11-12 performers of all genders
Rehearsal Dates: Beginning January 27- March 3 (potentially earlier depending on cast availability).
Schedule: Rehearsals will take place weekday evenings and weekend days from a few days before the spring semester starts in January to early March. Actors can anticipate being called for 4-5 rehearsals per week during the rehearsal period and 5-6 days per week during tech and dress rehearsals.
Friday, February 23 at 8PM
Saturday, February 24 at 8PM
Sunday, February 25 at 3PM
Monday, February 26 at 10AM (invited schools matinee)
Thursday, February 29 at 8PM
Friday, March 1 at 10AM (invited schools matinee)
Friday, March 1 at 8PM
Saturday, March 2 at 8PM
Sunday, March 3 at 3PM
All performers are encouraged to audition, regardless of gender, race, sexuality, ability or any physical characteristics.
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